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page title icon Strength Training Can Make You Live Longer

Why do I need to do strength training?

The Big Picture: Strength training helps you live longer. That’s the message you don’t want to forget.

Simple as that!

  • Strength training improves your blood sugars.
  • Strength training makes you stronger & leaner.
  • Strength training helps you sleep better.

What are my next steps?

  • Strength training should be considered an add on.
  • You still need to do your walking, cardio, or other forms of exercises for at least 20 mins a day.
  • Keep in mind: you don’t need to become a bodybuilder in the gym.
  • You just have to lift some weights a few times a week.

The content appeared in USA Today: Live longer and fend off diseases with 30 to 60 minutes of weight training weekly, study finds

Strength training makes you live longer. New study finds
Headline Credit: USA Today

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